Correction Officer Jobs in Illinois

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Illinois Department Of Corrections - Springfield, IL
Requires successful completion of an approved Correctional Officer training program. Employment Conditions Requires valid state issued drivers license....
1 day ago
Department Of Justice - Pekin, IL
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
1 day ago
Illinois Department Of Corrections - Springfield, IL
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER TRAINEE - 0967600 Job Details Job Order Number ILCS136 Company Name Illinois Department of Corrections Physical Address 1301 concordia ct SPRINGFIELD, IL 62702-5643 Job Description...
1 day ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Performs a variety of specialized and technical non-sworn law enforcement duties in support of the University of Chicago Police Department in the areas of patrol, community services, training, and other...
4 days ago
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Performs a variety of specialized and technical non-sworn law enforcement duties in support of the University of Chicago Police Department in the areas of patrol, community services, training, and other...
5 days ago
Fulton County Sheriff's Office - Lewistown, IL
Correctional Officer Correctional Officer Fulton County Sheriff's Office - Lewistown, Illinois Oct 13, 2021 Request More Information Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021 Salary Information Entry Level:...
6 days ago
Village of River Forest - River Forest, IL
Two (2) years of related work experience (i.e. prior law enforcement, fire service and/or animal control experience) preferred. Position Information Must be available Monday Friday....
21 days ago
Village Of Orland Park - Orland Park, IL
service, which do not require a sworn officer to respond to including providing traffic and crowd control assistance at traffic crash scenes, social functions, and crime scenes as directed, performing Patrol...
22 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Enforcing relevant rules, regulations, policies and state laws necessary for the control and management of juveniles and the maintenance of public safety....
25 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....
25 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Enforcing relevant rules, regulations, policies and state laws necessary for the control and management of juveniles and the maintenance of public safety....
25 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....
25 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Enforcing relevant rules, regulations, policies and state laws necessary for the control and management of juveniles and the maintenance of public safety....
25 days ago
State of Georgia - Dekalb, IL
It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 9,000 employees....
25 days ago
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - Thomson, IL
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Correction Officer jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$63,064

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.5%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in Illinois
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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